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Vita

André Ernst studied sociology at the University of Cologne, with economics and social psychology as minor subjects. After his studies, he worked at the University of Cologne at the Institute of Criminology and the Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology, among others, as a research assistant in the DFG-funded projects "Violence and Suicide in Juvenile Detention" and "Friendship and Violence in Adolescence".

Currently, he is associated with the DFG-projects "Juvenile delinquency in urban school and residential contexts (JuCo)" and "Understanding Non-Compliance with Prevention Measures against COVID-19 Infections in Germany (U-COMPLY)". 




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Service

André Ernst is scientific coordinator of the GESIS Workshops
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Research


  • Analytical Sociology and Criminology
  • Action-Theories
  • Deviant Behavior, Crime
  • Network analysis
  • Context effects
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Publications

Publikation

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Journal article

Sattler, Sebastian, Shannon Taflinger, André Ernst, and Fabian Hasselhorn. 2022. "A Moderated Mediation Model Explaining the Relationship Between Risk-Group Membership, Threat Perception, Knowledge, and Adherence to COVID-19 Behavioral Measures." Frontiers in Public Health 10 19.05.2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.842368.

Kroneberg, Clemens, Sven Lenkewitz, André Ernst, Maike Meyer, and Kai Seidensticker. 2022. "Using police data to measure criminogenic exposure in residential and school contexts: experiences from a data linkage project in Germany." Police Practice and Research 23 (4): 473-488. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15614263.2022.2046569.

Ernst, André, and Maria Gerth. 2021. "Explaining cheating in schools with situational action theory: Within-estimations using a German school panel." European Journal of Criminology online first. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/14773708211055270.

Ernst, André, and Sven Lenkewitz. 2020. "Violence, street code internalization and the moderating effect of the status-violence norm in German schools." Kriminologie - Das Online-Journal | Criminology – The Online Journal 2 (1): 39-63. doi: https://doi.org/10.18716/ojs/krimoj/2020.1.4.

Bachmann, Mario, and André Ernst. 2015. "Disziplinarmaßnahmen im Jugendstrafvollzug - Ergebnisse einer Länderbefragung sowie eines längsschnittlichen Projektes zum Jugendstrafvollzug in Nordrhein-Westfalen und Thüringen." Monatsschrift für Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform 98 (1): 1-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/mks-2015-980101.

Bögelein, Nicole, André Ernst, and Frank Neubacher. 2014. "Wie kann die Vermeidung von Ersatzfreiheitsstrafen gelingen? Zur Lebenssituation der Verurteilten und zur Zusammenarbeit staatlicher und nichtstaatlicher Organisationen." Bewährungshilfe, Soziales Strafrecht Kriminalpolitik 61 (3): 282-294.

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Contribution to edited volume

Kroneberg, Clemens, André Ernst, and Maria Gerth. 2016. "Das Projekt „Freundschaft und Gewalt im Jugendalter“." In Krise-Kriminalität-Kriminologie, edited by Frank Neubacher, and Nicole Bögelein, 353-364. Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg.

Bachmann, Mario, and André Ernst. 2016. "Das schärfste Schwert des Jugendstrafvollzuges: verfassungswidrig? ." In Krise-Kriminalität-Kriminologie., edited by Frank Neubacher, and Nicole Bögelein, 353-364. Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg.

Ernst, André. 2015. "Gewalt im Jugendstrafvollzug." In Handbuch Jugendstrafvollzug, edited by Marcel Schweder, 437-451. Beltz Juventa.

Ernst, André, and Frank Neubacher. 2014. "Kontinuität oder Diskontinuität? – Was erklärt Gewaltverhalten im Jugendstrafvollzug?." In Risiken der Sicherheitsgesellschaft – Sicherheit, Risiko und Kriminalpolitik, edited by Marcel Alexander Niggli, and Lukas Marty, 170-182. Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg.

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Monograph

Ernst, André. 2021. Investigating the action-generating mechanisms of rule-breaking: Overcoming methodological challenges in empirical tests of Situational Action Theory and the Code of the Street.. http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/61054.

Bögelein, Nicole, André Ernst, and Frank Neubacher. 2014. Vermeidung von Ersatzfreiheitsstrafen - Evaluierung justizieller Haftvermeidungsprojekte in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Kölner Schriften zur Kriminologie und Kriminalpolitik. Band 17. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Talk

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Conference contribution

Ernst, André. 2022. "Does criminogenic exposure really matter? Examining the situational model in Situational Action Theory." Eurocrim , Malaga, 21.09.2022.

Teaching

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Seminar

Ernst, André. 2019. "Action-theoretic perspectives on delinquent and criminal behavior." University of Cologne, Köln. Summer: 2 SWS.

Ernst, André. 2018. "Action-theoretic perspectives on delinquent and criminal behavior." University of Cologne, Köln. Winter: 2 SWS.

Ernst, André. 2018. "Jugendsoziologie." University of Cologne, Köln. Summer: 2 SWS.

Ernst, André. 2017. "Action-theoretic perspectives on delinquent and criminal behavior." Winter: 2 SWS.

Ernst, André. 2017. "Jugendsoziologie." University of Cologne, Köln. Summer: 2 SWS.